Energy Audit

Use our templates for an energy audit according to din en 16247-1 and identify suboptimal energy consumption.

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Home Energy Audit

A home energy audit checklist is used to assess the energy efficiency of a home based on equipment, appliances, design, and usage.

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What is an energy audit?


An energy audit is used to examine the energy consumption of a building or an apartment in order to identify factors that unnecessarily increase energy consumption. During an audit, information is collected and evaluated to make meaningful recommendations that will lead to cost reductions.


What should be considered during the energy audit?


A thorough energy audit report serves to control energy consumption and costs. The following aspects should be checked during an energy audit:


Energy consumption habits


Make sure that:

  • devices are switched off after use.
  • The lighting stays off during the day.
  • The thermostat can be adjusted only 8 degrees up or down depending on the outside temperature.

Building structure


Check the insulation on walls, floors and ceilings to ensure that the heat or cold does not escape. Check the gaps around doors, windows and vents and the openings between the inside and outside of the building to see if they are draught-proof.



Equipment/devices


  • lighting - Energy-efficient options such as incandescent halogen lamps, compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and light emitting diodes (LEDs) can significantly reduce energy costs. Check the daily use of lighting systems and test whether they can be switched off during daylight.

  • heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) - Check that an automatic thermostat is installed and working. This can be programmed to adjust the temperature for different times of day and maximise efficiency. Check the air filters and give advice if they need cleaning.

  • Electrical devices - Check if computers and monitors are energy efficient due to their model. Check the energy factor of the water heater (EF) and determine if replacement can help reduce energy costs. Check that the refrigerator seals are in good condition, that the temperature is at the correct setting and that the coils are kept clean for maximum energy efficiency.


Lumiform as a checklist for the digital energy audit in accordance with din en 16247 1


With the mobile app from Lumiform, you can carry out any type of quality and safety inspection simply by using a tablet or smartphone - online or offline. With the desktop software you can create checklists and evaluate the data collected in the field. This significantly reduces the risk of quality loss, accidents at work, documentation errors and damage to your reputation.


Digitize checklists and internal processes with Lumiform:


  • The flexible checklist builder from Lumiform helps you to convert any individual paper list into a digital checklist without much effort.

  • In addition, we offer more than 9,000 ready-made templates to help companies get started digitally in no time.

  • Using the super intuitive mobile App, you and your teammates conduct check in the field with ease and in no time.

  • All results, images and comments are automatically bundled in a digital report.

  • Comprehensive analyses help you to identify inefficient areas in your company more quickly and thus to continuously improve your auditing and inspection processes.